Spear phishing

Spear phishing

What is spear phishing? Spear phishing is a targeted attack delivered via email – commonly using some piece of information like the recipients name, their bank, a company they work with etc. People are much more likely to fall for these type of attacks than...
Malicious Attachments

Malicious Attachments

What is a malicious attachment? Malicious attachments typically come along with phishing emails. They may come in the form of a fake invoice, or word doc and contain threats like ransomware, malware, keyloggers and other threats. How do I identify a malicious email...
Malicious URLs

Malicious URLs

What is a malicious URL? A malicious URL is one that was created with the intent to distribute malware like ransomware. They are often contained within spam, phishing and spearphishing emails. Often times they are disguised by URL shorteners such as Bit.ly or a...
Email Phishing

Email Phishing

What is phishing? Phishing is a scam where psychological manipulation is used to scare or trick victims into giving away sensitive data like passwords, or pay money through use of fraudulent invoices. What types of phishing are there? Spear phishing – These are...